ASEAN Scholarship for Lao PDR

This ASEAN Scholarship is for students from Lao PDR joining Secondary 3 in selected Singapore secondary schools. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.

MOE offers scholarships to bright young students from ASEAN countries and China to study in Singapore.

Students will have opportunities to broaden their horizons and develop important skills such as leadership, communication and other life skills. They can also help to promote goodwill and understanding among young people from different countries and Singapore.

Application for 2022 has closed. Join our mailing list to be informed when application opens in 2023.

Who is eligible

Lao PDR nationals who:

  • Are born on 2 Jan 2006 to 1 Jan 2009
  • Are proficient in English
  • Have done consistently well in school examinations
  • Have completed at least Grade 10 of upper secondary
  • Have studied English as a subject in Grade 10
  • Have a good record of participation in co-curricular activities

Duration of scholarship

The scholarship is:

  • Valid for 4 years from Secondary 3 to Pre-university 2, leading to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level certificate, or similar qualification.
  • Renewed each year based on scholar's performance in school.

Benefits

The scholarship covers:

  • Annual allowance with hostel accommodation.
  • Settling-in allowance.
  • Return economy airfare.
  • School fees.
  • Examination fees for GCE O-Level and A-Level (once only, if applicable).
  • Subsidised medical benefits and insurance cover for accidents.

KEY DATES

Sun, 1 May to Wed, 15 Jun 2022

Apply

Submit your application online.

Aug to Sep 2022 (tentative)

Attend selection test and interview

Shortlisted candidates will be informed at least 1 week in advance to attend a selection test and interview in Vientiane.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Oct 2022 (tentative)

Award of scholarship

Successful applicants will be notified via email.

End Oct 2022 (tentative)

Arrive in Singapore

How to apply

Application for 2022 has closed. Join our mailing list to be informed when application opens in 2023.